Former Raiders Defender Chandler Jones Accepts Plea Deal After Domestic Violence Charge

Former Raiders Defender Chandler Jones Accepts Plea Deal After Domestic Violence Charge

Jun 25, 2024, 4:46 p.m. ET

The Raiders released the defender after his arrest last September

The former defensive end of Las Vegas Raiders, Chandler Jonesaccepted a plea deal to plead no contest to a June 17 domestic violence charge and will avoid prison if he meets certain conditions, according to court documents in Clark County, Nevada.

Jones received a 90-day suspended jail sentence. The charge will be dismissed if he stays out of trouble for the next six months and has no contact with the victim except by Family Court orders, according to records.

Chandler Jones did not play in the NFL last season after being arrested. AP Photo/John Locher

Jones34 years old, was arrested in Las Vegas in September and was charged with violating a temporary domestic violence protection order. He was arrested again in October for violating the protective order.

Two more minor charges were filed against him in September, but one of them was dismissed when he accepted the deal, according to records.

Los Raiders they let free Jones after his arrest in September. At the time, he was in the second year of a three-year, $51 million contract.

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Before being cut, Jones had been separated from the Raiders since Labor Day weekend, when he posted a series of comments via social media attacking the club, the owner Mark Davisto the then general manager Dave Zieglerand the then head coach Josh McDaniels. Los Raiders Jones had been placed on the non-football injury/illness list on September 20.

Jones, who has been selected to four Pro Bowls and has been named to the first team twice All-Prodid not play in the NFL last season, after being arrested. He has 112 sacks over 11 seasons.

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